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  1. Interesting - touching and not touching the shield?
  2. I've got Remick's book and it's decent. It doesn't go into a lot of details with varieties but that's to be expected. I hadn't heard of the Spink book - can anyone recommend?
  3. Would anyone happen to have a copy of this book? I believe it was published as a .pdf at http://site440.mysite4now.net/hoschcoins/site1/Portals/0/MAUNDYwork.pdf (maybe at http://www.hoschcoins.com/ too) but neither works any more. I think it was published in 2008.
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    Charles III portrait

    When do new mint sets normally get launched in the UK?
  5. Mr T

    Charles III portrait

    That was quick! And the article says it was done from photos not from a sitting.
  6. What 1887 penny was it? I had a look on their site and could only see a June auction.
  7. Mr T

    Little coins big prices

    What caused that?
  8. Thanks - I saw nothing in the Murdoch collection. I might reach out to Eric Eigner too.
  9. Mr T

    Royal Mint 2022 Unc set

    Surely they've been for sale all year and anyone who wants one has one?
  10. I know there aren't many half sovereign collectors but does anyone here know of any sales of/listings of/references to a proof or pattern 1892S half sovereign? I've been able to find sales or listings of all of the other pattern half sovereigns of the same era. I doesn't seem to exist in any institutional collection either.
  11. I tracked down the catalogue in question: https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/auctionlots?AucCoId=511728&AuctionId=525399 But it makes no reference (that I can easily see) of Murdoch arranging to have the coin struck for him.
  12. Does anyone happen to have a catalogue of the Murdoch Collection from 1903-1904 handy? I saw on another site that three 1897M half sovereigns were financed by and struck for John G. Murdoch but no citation was given. I assume the auction catalogue is the source of this information but I couldn't find an accessible version online (I think there was a link available only in the USA).
  13. Yes that's it - thank you. Did the brochure accompany a sale? I couldn't find a catalogue. edit: I see there's a listing at the end of the brochure but they're the same small images.
  14. Mr T

    proposed heating payments this winter

    Sorry wrong thread - please delete.